Six Essential Tips for Parents who Struggle with Migraine Headaches

Approximately 13 percent of adults in the United States suffer from migraine headaches. If you’re part of this group and are also a parent, you know how hard it can be to care for your children while also struggling with such intense pain. Listed below are six tips that will help you manage your pain and stay on top of your parenting game when a migraine hits. 1. Know Your Triggers Everyone has different migraine triggers, from poor sleep to certain types of food. Even changes in the … [Read more...]

Four Tips for Staying Healthy and Active with a New Baby

When you’re dealing with the stress of caring for a new baby, it’s easy for things like exercise and healthy eating to fall to the bottom of your priority list. While it can be hard to make time for these things as a new parent, they’re essential, not just for your health, but for your child’s health, too. Studies show that parents who exercise and eat healthy food are more likely to have children who do the same. Not sure how you’re going to stay healthy and fit in exercise after your child … [Read more...]

Medicine Cabinet Checklist for Busy Families

You know it’s time to do something about the medicine cabinet when you find cough syrup accidentally spilled all over your last few band-aids, a thermometer without its cap, and unused prescriptions so old you can’t even recall why you had them. If you’re tackling spring cleaning projects this season, follow this quick checklist for your medicine cabinet makeover: Recycle! Take a note from Earth Day and the season of rejuvenation this spring, and make recycling a priority, especially when it … [Read more...]

Sex And Cramps – Is It Something To Worry About?

Are you experiencing serious cramps after indulging in sexual intercourse? You might be thinking there must be something wrong with the internal organs or the reproductive system. There is nothing to worry when it comes to cramps but you definitely need to take note of serious ones. Cramps are usually anything to worry about but there are cases where it is an alarm for a bad health condition. The reason can be simple orgasm to fibroids to other medical conditions. Now its time to know about … [Read more...]

5 Natural Headache Remedies for Moms

Sure, screaming children and stressful work situations could be the source of your frequent headaches, but did you know that common headache triggers also include: Lack of sleep Eye strain Fatigue Dehydration Hormones Constipation Low blood sugar Allergies Muscle tension Nutritional deficiencies While popping a quick over-the-counter painkiller may seem like the easiest route for addressing your headache, you could be … [Read more...]

Quick Guide to Managing a Pinched Nerve

Is a crick in your neck generating radiating pain, tingling, and frequent numbness in your body? You may have a pinched nerve. Oftentimes more painful than a simple muscle strain, a pinched nerve can go so far as to limit physical functioning and disrupt normal daily living. Don’t miss this quick guide to pinched nerves: How Does a Nerve Get Pinched? Essentially, when the tissues surrounding a nerve (like muscles, tendons, cartilage, and bones) put too much pressure on a nerve, it can alter … [Read more...]

Best Dental Care Tips For Toddlers

There’s hardly a person who does not feel nervous during a dental appointment. The experience can be excruciating if your toddler is sitting on the dentist’s chair with a bad toothache. However, periodic checkups are as important for the younger lot as they are for adult. As a parent, you should follow the thumb rule of twice a year visits and even more, if there is need. Besides introducing them to professional care, there is a lot more that parents should do to ensure that the toddlers grow up … [Read more...]

7 Foot Care Tips for Busy Moms

Does the arrival of warmer temperatures and longer days have you breaking out your favorite sandals? While spring and summer shoes can be fun and add a little flare to your everyday outfit as a mom, they’re not always the most functional and supportive. Take care of your feet as sunnier days arrive with these helpful tips for busy moms: Exfoliate As a Mom, you spend tons of time on your feet. Chances are a callus or two has formed, not to mention layers of scaly, dead skin that could do with a … [Read more...]